9 Day Serengeti and Mara River Crossing Safari

Mara River Crossing Safari. A fantastic opportunity for Tanzania safari visiting the famous National park in Northern Tanzania at trekking Wildebeest Migration in southern Serengeti National Park at affordable price, visiting the unique Ngorongoro crater known as Africa’s Eden and lake Manyara National park famous for its annual wildebeest migration, big cat and Predators, the park which contain the largest concentration of wildlife in the world, Lake Manyara National Park which lies on the floor of Great Rift Valley famous for Its tree climbing Lion, for those have short time will be the best short safari for their lifetime.
Safaris can range widely in cost – depending on how many days, how many people, the level of luxury you’re looking for and many other factors.

Destination Group size 2-4 persons Group size 4-6 persons Group size 6-8* persons
Serengeti N/P Price starts-$2850-pp Price starts-$2650-pp Price starts-$2250-pp

The above prices should be used as a guide only. Real pricing will be based on group size and itinerary desires.
Pricing is normally based on the number of people and the options desired for the safari.
For smaller groups pricing can be similar and sometimes less expensive than regular expedition prices listed on the website.

9 Days Mara River Clossing SafariDay 1: arrive in Arusha.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).To Arusha at Moivaro Lodge, where the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at Moivaro Lodge, which is beautifully located on the coffee farms and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure.
We will gather in the hotel for a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Dinner and overnight at Moivaro Lodge: Half board
Day 2: Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
After your breakfast, start your safari by driving to lush and beautiful Manyara National Park for game viewing. At 1300 hrs takes your lunch in the park picnic area.
Dinner and overnight at  Serena Hotel: Full board.
Day 3: Game drive in Serengeti National Park.
Morning breakfast at Like Manyara Serena Hotel. Game drive enroute to the great Serengeti Plains via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After a picnic lunch proceed with your game drive in the central Serengeti national park around Seronera or trace the direction of the migration.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Simba Lodge: Full board.
Day 4: A full day game drive in Serengeti National Park.
Depending on the time of the year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffe, zebras, Monkey, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes as well as a multitude of birds.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Simba Lodge: Full board.
Day 5: Another full day game drive in Serengeti National Park.
After breakfast we will take the packed lunch with us and proceed with the game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After having our lunch we will proceed with our game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Approximately 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Dunia Tented Lodge: Full board.
Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater.
An early morning game drive in the Serengeti followed by picnic lunch on the way to Ngorongoro crater. We will stop at Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of man’s earliest known ancestral remains.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge: Full board.
Day 7: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater.
Today we will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater for your crater tour. Here you we will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where we may see flamingos. We will also visit the open savannah where the lions hunt. Picnic lunch will be served in the crater.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm Lodge: Full board.
Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater  to Kia Lodge.
This lovely lodge is located near the airport and your accommodations will be in one of the 40 charming bungalows set among the gardens. The open air bar has a magnificent view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Relax the remainder of the day by the pool, or soak in the view from your bungalow. A late dinner buffet for those flying in late is provided.
Dinner and overnight at Kia Lodge: Full board.
Day 9: Kia Lodge to the Airport.
We will arrange a private transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) after your safari.
E-mail us at any time to discuss your trip and get the accurate quotation.
Safari Include:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Crater fees
  • Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Safari Exclude:

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.

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